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June 21, 2018 3:08 AM China's vice minister of industry arrives in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government will host the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, People's Republic of China, Wang Jiangping, from June 20 to 22. Wang was met at the Norman Manley International Airport by Minister without Portfolio in the Economic Growth and Job Creation Ministry, Mike Henry, on June 20. Henry 2

June 18, 2018 4:43 AM Vassell shines to win Sandals coveted award

Beaches Ocho Rios Diamond Team Member of the Year Jardine Vassell outclassed 25 of her colleagues locally and across the Caribbean to win the coveted 10th Anniversary Sandals Ultimate Award for 2017. Vassell walked away with $2.6 million in cash - the highest sum to have ever been awarded at any staff award in the tourism sector. She also received a crystal 7

June 10, 2018 12:07 AM St Lucia police detain two following bomb threat at airport

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Police are questioning two French nationals after they claimed a bomb had been placed at the George F L Charles airport, north of here causing the facility to be evacuated. Eyewitnesses said that the unidentified man and woman had earlier raised an objection to paying extra for overweight baggage as they prepared to board an Air Caraibes 1

May 29, 2018 5:42 PM Antigua football official weeps as judge postpones drug trial

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Danny Benjamin, equipment co-ordinator of the Antigua and Barbuda Football team could not hold back tears and wept openly in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court this morning after his trial on drug charges was postponed to June 14. The 48 year old is jointly charged with assistant coach Derrick Edwards, 49, with possession of ganja 5

May 29, 2018 2:38 PM Senior North Korean official heads to NY to plan for Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks on an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia. Trump said in a tweet that Kim Yong Chol was travelling to New York as part of ongoing meetings 6

May 19, 2018 7:55 PM UPDATE: Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — A Mexican pilot who once flew the leased passenger plane that crashed in Cuba, killing 107 people on board, said Saturday he had previously complained about alleged sub-standard practices by the aircraft's owner. Marco Aurelio Hernandez told the Mexican newspaper Milenio that the Mexican aircraft leasing firm Global Air exercised 5

May 19, 2018 4:51 PM Sangster Airport gets new control tower

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague opened and commissioned into service the new air traffic control tower at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday. The tower is one of two built at Jamaica's two major international airports, at a cost of $2.5 billion. Speaking at the opening ceremony 6

May 17, 2018 9:51 PM Sectoral Presentation by Hon. Daryl Vaz

Mr. Speaker, I will start my presentation not in the usual way of highlighting all the achievements in my constituency which are too numerous to list, but rather to speak to the overall parish of Portland and the vision and holistic plan that this Andrew Holness-led Government has. The plan to upgrade and uplift Portland to create job opportunities is a priority 3

May 9, 2018 5:36 AM New York's Plaza Hotel to go global after US$600M sale

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — A Dubai-based investor said Sunday he has teamed up with a US real estate heavyweight to purchase New York's Plaza Hotel, and plans to turn the icon into a global brand. Shahal Khan, whose Dubai-based White City Ventures partnered with Kamran Hakim to make the US$600 million purchase, said they aim to expand to the United 7

April 18, 2018 9:00 PM St Thomas mason held with ganja at NMIA

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A man, who the police say was held with 4.5 pounds of ganja in his suitcase at the Norman Manley International Airport on Sunday, has been charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act. According to the lawmen, 32-year-old Rohan Graham, a mason of Yallahs in St Thomas, checked in about 12:45 pm to board a flight destined for Barbados 5